Science of Foods 1st exam-EXAMPLE

Science of Foods 1st exam-EXAMPLE - This exam from 2001 is...

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This exam from 2001 is an example of the type of questions I ask. Science of Foods First Exam Name:c__________________ 1. Pasteurization a. kills all spoilage organisms b. kills all bacteria c. kills bacteria that makes you sick c d. kills nutrients 2. Which of these is not an integral part of “food science”? d a. nutrition b. chemistry c. biology d. engineering 3. Processing can improve food’s d a. safety b. taste c. shelf-life d. all of the above 4. The food with the longest shelf-life is: c a. cheese-wiz b. cheese soup c. canned heavy cream d. whipped cream 5. The key to the shelf-life of canned soup is: b a. addition of food additives b. use of heat to “sterilize” it c. water removal d. genetic engineering. 6. If you want to learn about nutrition b a. Major in food science b. you should really go to the nutrition department c. you should watch a lot of commercials d. you should read the pamphlets in the health food stores. 7. The food we eat c a. is just like our grandparents ate b. is not as nutritious or safe as it used to be
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c. is a reflection of our culture d. is part of a government plot to keep us sheep-like
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8. The food industry d a. is driven by the nutritional needs of the American public b. is technology driven c. has no one at the wheel (isn’t driven at all) d. is market driven 9. What is one role that food does not have? d a. social b. religious c. energy d. polarization 10. What do we call something that “cures or prevents” disease? b a. a beverage b. a drug c. a food d. a supplement 11. What culture had a cosmology based on corn? a a. Maya b. Iroquois c. Aztec d. Welkian 12. What % of Americans are involved in the agricultural production of food? b a. 75 b. 50 c. 25 d. <5 13. Which of the following does not contain corn or corn product? c a. Coke Cola b. Candy corn c. Hamburger Helper d. Blueberry yogurt 14. Which the following applications cannot be made from a corn product? a a. emulsifier b. thickener c. sweetener d. leavening agent
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15. In American culture, what comes closest to the role of corn in Mexican culture? d
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